Only Messi with a Higher Exit Clause: Barça Extend Early with Alba


Equal to Piqué & Co.  

FC Barcelona officially announced the early extension of Jordi Alba’s (photo) contract. His contract which originally lasted until 2020 will be extended to 2024. The 29-year-old will receive a new five-year contract until June 30, 2024. His signature is expected in the coming days.

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Jordi Alba

J. Alba




Due to the extension, the exit clause in the left-back’s contract will also be significantly increased. His exit clause currently stands at 150 million euros but will raise to 500 million euros after the signing. At Barça that leaves only superstar Lionel Messi with a higher exit clause: € 700m. Also with € 500m exit clauses is Sergio Busquets, Samuel Umtiti, Gerard Piqué and Sergi Roberto.


Exit Clauses: FC Barcelona

Exit Clauses: FC Barcelona

Alba has been a consistent achiever for the Blaugrana over the last several years. In 2012, the 67-time Spanish international joined from FC Valencia for € 14m. Since then, he has played 282 games and won 14 titles with the Catalans. In the current season, Alba has played in 36 games, scoring twice and assisting 14 goals.




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